Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Sales Associate

Start date: September 2021

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Being a ‘Sales Associate’ is a dynamic and exciting role within the Go To Market (GTM)  sales community at Experian.
Experian’s ‘Go-To-Market’ team, includes approximately 500 high performing, sales people and consultants – essentially, the part of Experian that looks after our business customers and also develops new business, both from existing customers and from winning new clients.

The Graduate Sales Associate role will sit within our Mid-Market team – a dynamic and high performing team within GTM, servicing approx. 1000 existing clients and responsible for driving new client wins, across all sectors and types of business. We have seen sustained growth for many years and are growing revenues by more than 10% again this year.

This trajectory is set to continue, and that’s where you come in…

As a Graduate Sales Associate, you will join our Mid-Market Sales Academy, where over the two-year programme, you will rotate into different teams, allowing you to gain exposure into New Business generation, through Research, Telemarketing, Business Development and Field Sales. Speaking to clients and prospects will be at the core of your responsibilities and will be a fundamental aspect of your role.

You will receive comprehensive training, covering all areas of sales – from basic through to advanced sales skills. This includes product training on our key products and services, soft skills and training on our sales tools and systems. In short, it is a training programme, which will give you all of the foundational skills necessary to inspire you to drive and advance your career in sales within Experian.
It’s a role that requires energy, self-motivation, grit & determination. You won’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone.
In return, you will join a truly cohesive team that works together to achieve one single aspirational goal - to be number one in the industry!

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What we’re looking for

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any STEM subject field, tied with a passion for sales, customers and people.
  • You will have excellent communication skills and be a dynamic, personable individual who is driven and can work well as a team player to make us even stronger.
  • No previous sales experience is necessary, but you will show desire and determination to learn and advance your sales skills set.

We look for students who are:

  • Intellectually Curious: You will love to learn. To discover how things “tick”. You will ask questions and not be afraid to challenge the status quo.
  • Driven to deliver: To excel and take pride in your work. To meet deadlines.
  • Willing to contribute: You will get stuck in and contribute ideas. We know you will make mistakes (everyone does!) but you will continually learn and develop.
  • Proud to collaborate and be yourself: You won’t be afraid to help others. We want to see the authentic you, and to support you in delivering with integrity.
  • Accountable: To safeguard our future. To represent our brand. To do yourself and Experian proud.

What you will receive

As a Graduate we will introduce you to a buddy, line manager and mentor to coach and guide you through your development journey.
You can also expect benefits such as:

  • 25 Days' Holiday (+ buy/sell 8 additional days)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Online discounts portal
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Annual bonus scheme or commission (depending on role)
  • Sharesave plan enabling you to purchase Experian shares at a 20% discount with no financial risk involved

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Job ID Number: 205625
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Nottingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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